SMCC offers a broad range of programs that allow you to expand your creativity and originality.

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About Our Arts, Humanities, Digital Media & Communication Pathway

If you’re creative and like to express yourself, we’ll provide the education and training to excel in fields such as graphic design, art, music, writing, or video production. Graduates, many of whom continue their education, go on to enjoy careers in a wide range of creative disciplines.

What opportunities can this pathway provide?

SMCC graduates have started their careers at top-notch employers like:

  • HBO
  • Netflix
  • Feature Films & Shows (CODA, Captain America, Stranger Things, American Idol)
  • News Stations
  • Marketing & Design Agencies
  • Publishing Agencies
  • Primary Schools & Universities
  • And more!

Continue Your Education

SMCC graduates have used our transfer agreements to continue their education at:

  • Maine College of Art
  • New Hampshire Institute of Art
  • Saint Joseph’s College
  • University of New England
  • University of Southern Maine

What training and programs are available?

Associate Degrees & Certificates

Earn a degree or certificate and enter the workforce or continue your education at a four-year college.

Southern Maine Community College is …

Free or Affordable

Offering FREE tuition to high school grads from 2020-2025 and short-term training opportunities. For those who don’t qualify, our tuition and fees are the lowest in New England at $3,880 per year, in-state with financial aid options.


Choose from short-term training opportunities that allow you to start employment quickly and associate degree and certificate programs that allow you to further expand your career opportunities.


We are here to help you determine what program to choose based on your goals and provide services from advising to career counseling to ensure you reach your full potential.


We have numerous transfer agreements that allow you to transfer seamlessly to a four-year college upon graduating from various associate degree programs.


Our faculty are talented experts in their field and are connected with business partners locally and beyond putting you one step ahead of the rest for internships and job opportunities.


Offering on-campus housing, athletics and student clubs and organizations and more. No matter who you are you’ll find a network of peers to help you succeed.